Definition of Turntable

1. Noun. A circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played.

Generic synonyms: Platform
Group relationships: Phonograph, Record Player



2. Noun. A revolving tray placed on a dining table.
Exact synonyms: Lazy Susan
Generic synonyms: Tray

3. Noun. A rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars.
Generic synonyms: Platform

Definition of Turntable

1. n. A large revolving platform, for turning railroad cars, locomotives, etc., in a different direction; -- called also turnplate.

Definition of Turntable

1. Noun. the circular rotating platform of a record player or DJ console ¹

2. Noun. a similar device to be connected to the amplifier of a hi-fi system ¹

3. Noun. a circular rotating platform used for turning locomotives, cars or trucks ¹

4. Noun. a rotating platform designed for use by a car, they can be motorized or manually rotated and are usually installed in a driveway or in a garage floor ¹

5. Verb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Turntable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turntable

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turnscrews
turnsick
turnskin
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turnsole
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turnstile
turnstile attendance
turnstiles
turnstone
turnstones
turnt
turntable (current term)
turntabled
turntables
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turntablism
turntablisms
turntablist
turntablists
turnup
turnups
turnus
turnverein
turnvereins
turnwrest
turnwrests

Literary usage of Turntable

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1. American law register by University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Law (1872)
"Petition also alleged that it was the duty of the defendant to keep its turntable fastened, or in some way protected so that children could not have access ..."

2. Manual of the American Railway Engineering Association by American Railway Engineering Association (1911)
"(a) The turntable should be not less than seventy-five (75) ft. in length. (b) The table may be operated economically by mechanical means. ..."

3. American Law and Procedure by James Parker Hall, James De Witt Andrews (1910)
"The turntable cases.—Duty of land occupiers toward children. While as has just been seen the land occupier owes no duty of care toward trespassers to keep ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Bausch and Lomb turntable.—We have no description of this turntable, but so far as we ... Griffith Cell-*—Mr. EH Griffith places the slide on a turntable, ..."

5. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"turntable Cases. The turntable cases afford some highly instructive ... (1875):8 The defendant company had a turntable on its grounds which could be easily ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures: Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure (1893)
"Having proportioned the main trusses, their weight is computed, so that we finally get the computed weights of all the iron-work above the turntable. 386. ..."

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